Author Archives: Salena Ferguson

Mobile devices and HIPAA compliance

By EDITOR | Published: NOVEMBER 6, 2017 Mobile devices have revolutionized the healthcare industry: They’re convenient and significantly improve work efficiency and patients’ satisfaction. Yet they also come with risks. Patient data handled by those devices can be leaked. That’s why every healthcare provider … Continue reading

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Google improves Chrome’s security settings

By EDITOR | Published: NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Most web browsers have built-in security measures to protect users, but some of those aren’t enough to ward off unwanted software. To improve Chrome’s security, Google rolled out some changes in its Chrome Cleanup tool for Windows. … Continue reading

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Useful keyboard shortcuts for Mac users

By EDITOR | Published: DECEMBER 5, 2017 Did you recently switch from Windows to Mac? If so, you’re probably still getting used to the Apple keyboard. The good news is it’s only slightly different from a non-Apple keyboard. The bad news is you’ll have … Continue reading

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Google weighs in on account hijacking

By EDITOR | Published: NOVEMBER 21, 2017 According to experts, passwords shouldn’t be the only way you defend your accounts. After all, hackers have plenty of tricks and tools to steal them. So to help businesses fully understand the risks involved, Google conducted a … Continue reading

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Tips and tricks to prolong laptop battery life

By EDITOR | Published: DECEMBER 1, 2017 A laptop would just be a cold piece of aluminum with a flat battery if you don’t have a power socket at hand. It’s hard to get any work done when you’re peppered with pop-ups and warning … Continue reading

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No more passwords: Windows 10 knows your face

By EDITOR | Published: NOVEMBER 20, 2017 Passwords are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Microsoft’s Windows Hello feature, for example, allows you to unlock your device by simply glancing at the screen. Read on to learn more about this intriguing feature. Say … Continue reading

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Spiced up security features on Android Oreo

By EDITOR | Published: NOVEMBER 10, 2017 There’s plenty to get excited about in Android 8.0: improved auto-fill functionality, picture-in-picture capability, greater notification control, and plenty more. While these features are all-impressive, Android has also included a number of significant security enhancements that you … Continue reading

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Beware of sneaky Microsoft Office malware

By EDITOR | Published: NOVEMBER 7, 2017 Cybersecurity systems are getting better at identifying and preventing attacks coming from all directions. At the same time, hackers are coming up with new ways to bypass these systems. While online scams are the most common ways … Continue reading

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Re-secure your passwords!

By EDITOR | Published: OCTOBER 19, 2017 In 2003, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authored a document on password best practices for businesses, federal agencies, and academic institutions. Now retired, the author admits that his document was misguided. … Continue reading

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The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

By EDITOR | Published: OCTOBER 27, 2017 Customers, partners, and vendors expect internet access when they’re visiting someone else’s office. This is why guest Wi-Fi access is so common. But setting it up the wrong way can create a frustrating experience for people looking … Continue reading

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